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Al Jazeera America
Dec 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
one of the largest in the world. south africa's struggle would not have been denied by mandela. president obama touched on the human side of the global icon. >> smiling and serene, detached from the tawdry affairs. he resisted such a life. [ cheering ] >> instead, madiba insisted on sharing with us his doubts and spirits. i'm not a saint, he said, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying. ♪ >> joining us to discuss nelson mandela's commitment to reconciliation and the transfer imagination of south africa into a multi racial republic in cape down glenda, director of transformation services at the university of cape town. she was a commissioner on the south africaen commission. and dave stewart, chief of staff to former president declerk. here in our studio, senior scholar at the wilson center in washington, d.c. and author of "chained together: mandela, de clerc." my guests are very thoughtful people, the pause that you'll hear is not because they're taking a long time to think about it, but there is a little bit of a delay on the satellite with us this even
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 11:30am EST
major technology companies joining forces to battle the nsa. >>> president obama is on his way to south afr
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
visit china and south korea. that's your look at our top stories. "inside story" is next. >> fixes appear to be working, but questions and challenges remain. i'm ray sa suarez and that's the "inside story." ♪ >> president obama says the website is significantly improved. the administration said the site can now handle 50,000 people at once and 800,000 users a day. that's on the could called front end as people browse the site. but the back end is still a work in progress. that's where the real business is as insurance companies and the federal government share info and you finish your purchase. on this edition of inside story we're going give the affordable care act and online exchanges a checkup with the deadlines approaching fast. the obama administration says the ailing website is on the mend, and close to being cured of the bugs and glitches that had the president himself apologizing. >> what i'm going to do is make sure that we get it fixed. >> this weekend was president obama's sow-imposed deadline to make the site work
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 11:30am EST
watched and obama tweeted: 200 years in the white house." and jodie ray, from the university of south florida, and igor, coauthor of "prescriptions for real healthcare reform." jodie ray, you're helping to guy navigate the insurance. how is it going down there now? >> we've been busy. we've been very busy. we have over 90 navigators on the ground, and we've got a lot of folks scheduling appointments and walking in to get assistance to apply . our navigators have been using all forms of applications to ensure that every consumer that comes in get assisted, but we're seeing more and more of those being done villa the web. in fact, for november, 71% of the applications submitted under our project were done by the web. >> jodie, does the problems with the website end up making the navigators more important? in florida you have a large population for whom english is a second and a lot of times third language. and you have a lot of seniors who may not understand what the law means for them? >> well, i think that's true regardless of the condition of the website. we're finding that our navig
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